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About the School

History

In the 1960s UOW offered its first course in Psychology within the Faculty of Arts. By 1969 the Faculty had doubled in size and offered 100, 200 and 300 level programs. In 1973 the Faculty saw its first Honours program commence including a major expansion in staffing. By 2012 UOW offered Psychology courses in Singapore and a 4th year option of studying Honours.

In 2013 the University of Wollongong underwent a Faculty transition seeing eleven Faculties merge into five super Faculties offering a wide range of courses in the areas of Law, Humanities and the Arts, Social Sciences, Science, Medicine and Health, Engineering and Information Sciences, and Business. As a result, Psychology transitioned into the School of Psychology and sits within the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Faculty of Social Sciences includes the School of Psychology, the School of Health and Society, and the School of Geography and Sustainable Communities.

Further history of the school.

Facilities

The School of Psychology is situated within the wonderful landscaped Wollongong campus.

Psychology is housed in two buildings on the Wollongong campus. Click through to locate the Psychology building and Northfields Clinic via the Campus Map.

Last reviewed: 19 August, 2016

Upcoming Colloquium

Wednesday 4 October 2017
12.30 - 1.30pm
Room 41.104

Presenter: To be advised
Topic:
To be advised

CONSIDERING 2018 HONOURS ENTRY?

Please visit the School's Honours website to access selected slides for the information session held on Tuesday 25 July 2017. 


Congratulations:

Dr Judy Pickard on the completion of her PhD

Carol Keane on being selected to be part of a pre-conference workshop at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) 33rd Annual Meeting. This highly competitive “Paper in a Day” workshop brings together outstanding early career researchers from around the world to promote “leadership capacity building” in the field. Carol and the other ECRs will work with other leading academics in her field to produce a brief paper or commentary for a peer-reviewed journal as part of the workshop. This is a fantastic opportunity for Carol and really highlights the importance and international significance of her doctoral research to the field. Carol will also be presenting results from her doctoral research at the conference. The OSTSS conference is being held in Chicago in November this year. 


Best Lecturer A/Prof Stuart Johnstone

Best Tutor Emma Walter

As voted by students from First Session 2017

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